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Tag: Nick Brandt

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    Photographs by Lewis Wickes Hine and Man Ray Highlight Christie's Sale

    An American photographer and sociologist, Lewis Wickes Hine often wielded his camera as an instrument of social change. In the 1910s, the National Child Labor Committee used Hine’s documentary-style works to advocate the elimination of child labor in the United States. A rare vintage print of Lewis Wickes Hine’s Mechanic…

    Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940) Mechanic and Steam Pump, 1921
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    Photographs

    Peter Beard was a wildlife photographer whose affinity for the African wilderness was expressed in his photographs. He is today recognized for the documentation of Africa’s imperiled wildlife. By the 1970s, Beard had created his trademark by combining photographs, text from his daily journals, and found objects such as dried…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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    Photographs

    Bruce Davidson, an American photographer, is best known for his sympathetic portrayals of communities on the margins. A selection of prints from Davidson’s East 100th Street series is a key lot in the upcoming Photographs sale, presented by Bonhams. After receiving a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts,…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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    Premier Auction – Session II

    Black and white portraits by photographer Robert Mapplethorpe have received worldwide recognition. The artist’s technique is shown through his polaroids, highlighting aspects of New York society. A flower arrangement monochrome print by Robert has been offered at the highest estimate in the upcoming auction by Brunk Auctions.  An illustration titled…

    Premier Auction – Session II